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9 December 2014
Antarctica2 – Mission Accomplished, Dream Fulfilled!

Antarctica2 – Mission Accomplished, Dream Fulfilled!

Event: (Antarctica2 – 04.30 hrs CET, 09 December 2014: Geographical South Pole) After a gruelling 2500 km ice-journey, the Antarctica2 expedition team arrived with its MF 5610 tractor at the South Pole today. All are safe, well and in high spirits.

8 December 2014
Pole within reach as team battles arduous conditions

Pole within reach as team battles arduous conditions

Event: (07 December 2014, Antarctica) Day 16: The most difficult terrain yet encountered on the Antarctica2 expedition has made the final stages of the mission to reach the South Pole using a Massey Ferguson MF 5610 tractor some of the most challenging yet.

6 December 2014
Dreams on their way in final push to Pole

Dreams on their way in final push to Pole

(05 December 2014, Antarctica). Day 14 ‘Tractor Girl’, Manon Ossevoort, Lead Driver on the Antarctica2 expedition, is now very close to achieving her dream of driving to the South Pole and is calling on others to share their own dreams with her.

4 December 2014
Tough for the team but goal is in sight

Tough for the team but goal is in sight

Event: (3 December 2014, Antarctica) Day 12: It’s tough going for the team at the centre of the Antarctica2 expedition as they get closer to their goal of reaching the South Pole.

3 December 2014
Antarctica2 Tractor Expedition Now Halfway to South Pole!

Antarctica2 Tractor Expedition Now Halfway to South Pole!

Event: (2 December 2014, Antarctica. Latitude: 80 degrees South) Day 11: The Antarctica2 expedition to take an MF 5610 tractor 5000 km from the coast of Antarctica to the South Pole and back has reached the first major milestone and is now halfway to the Pole.

1 December 2014
30-hour days – 889 km now completed. Soft snow a big challenge – tyres down to 5 psi

30-hour days – 889 km now completed. Soft snow a big challenge – tyres down to 5 psi

Event: (29-30 November 2014, Antarctica) Days 8 & 9: Over the weekend, deep soft snow continued to challenge the Antarctica2 MF 5610 tractor expedition to the South Pole.